Marketing Strategies

Convenience store marketing strategy ideas & news

New MSA data shows tobacco shoppers visit more frequently, spend more than other consumers

CHICAGO -- Any tobacco retailer understands the vast challenges in the category: With strict and changing regulations, steep taxes, constantly constricting margins and a revolving door of products, the tobacco category can be a minefield. Despite all this, the category’s importance to the...

Stewart’s Shops’ exec drives message, fun on Twitter

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Of the few tweeting executives in the Albany, N.Y., region, none stand out as much as Gary Dake, president of convenience store retailer Stewart's Shops Corp. Business Review featured Dake in a recent issue, highlighting how Twitter is becoming a daily tool in some business...

No plans yet for much-buzzed-about flavor mashup to come to United States

PLANO , Texas -- Although they are not available in the United States, Pepsi-flavored Cheetos are causing a stir on social media. The snacks, which hit shelves in Japan last month, will be sold there only for a limited time, Frito-Lay spokesperson Jeff Dahncke told USA Today . For the moment, at...

Corrigan Oil Converting 17 Sites to BP; Deal expands brand's presence in eastern Michigan.
Retailer adding solar power systems for two locations, with more sites in works
Offering customers lower gas prices through World Rewards, powered by KickBack
Agreed-upon dismissal fails to survive 120-day reconsideration period
'Menuing Craveability'--Technomic shows relationship between what customers want, loyalty.
Most users who search for these services make purchase, says Mobile Path-to-Purchase Study
Smartphone usage driving shift to more seamless, personal interactions, says First Data